Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Conferences & Workshops Details

8:45- 9:00 am



09:00- 10:15 am

Inaugural Session  

Welcome Remarks by
Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, ICRIER

Presentation of Key Findings of the Study:

          Nisha Taneja, Professor, ICRIER

Shehryar Khan, Research Fellow, SDPI


Special Remarks by Arun Kumar Panda, Additional Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India


Guest Remarks:

B. K. Rao, Chairman, ASSOCHAM Council on Healthcare
& Hospitals and  Ex-Chairman, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital

Syed Yawar Ali,
Chairman, Nestlé Pakistan Limited and Co-Chair, India-Pakistan Joint Business Forum


Ravi Wig, Former President, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry


10:15- 10:45 am



10:45- 12:45 pm


Session I – Bilateral Trade in Health Sector: Current Scenario

Chair: Shehryar Khan, Research Fellow SDPI





Rashid Latif Khan, Owner, Hameed Latif Hospital, Lahore

Neelam Mohan, Director, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Liver Transplantation, Medanta

Hassaan Bashir Ahmad Khan, Ali Medical Center, Islamabad

Raj Raina, General Manager, Marketing, Apollo Hospitals Group 

Sami Ullah Khan Durrani, TREAD Pharmaceuticals Pakistan Limited

Rabia Manzoor, Research Associate, SDPI


12:45 pm



2:00- 3:30 pm

Session 2 – Way Forward for Enhancing Trade in Health Sector between India and Pakistan


Special Remarks:

Bhupinder Singh Bhalla, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, India




Anil Ganeriwala, Joint Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, India

Chair: Nisha Taneja, Professor, ICRIER





Javed Akram, Vice Chancellor, Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University

Umang Chaturvedi, Group President Corporate Affairs, Fortis


N. K. Pandey, Chairman & Director, Asian Institute of Medical Sciences


Ravi Wig, Former President, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry


Muhammad Umer Saleem Bhatti,
Ministry of Commerce, Pakistan


Mubarak Zeb Khan, Business Lead, DAWN Daily


3:30 pm



3:45- 4:00 pm

Concluding Remarks

Nisha Taneja, Professor, ICRIER

Sagar Prasai, Country Representative, The Asia Foundation


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